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PATENT DOCUMENTS AND LETTERS REGARDING MANUFACTURE OF 3” ORDNANCE RIFLES

PATENT DOCUMENTS AND LETTERS REGARDING MANUFACTURE OF 3” ORDNANCE RIFLES

This lot consists of five letters written between John Griffen and Samuel Reeves; a legal agreement between Griffen, Reeves, and Emile Geyelin; Samuel Reeves’ copy of Letters Patent 37108 with… (274-204). Learn More »

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

Exterior of shell is rusted with minor pitting. Fuse is missing; no powder tube visible. Instead, the matrix is a “Greek” tar matrix broken into many fragments which would be flung with the lead… (R22446). Learn More »

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

Exterior of shell is rusted with minor pitting. Fuse is missing. Powder tube, tar matrix and lead shot visible. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (R22428). Learn More »

GROUND BURST 12-PDR CASE SHOT

GROUND BURST 12-PDR CASE SHOT

This is a 4.52” Bormann cannon ball fired from a 12-pounder smoothbore cannon. It struck and buried itself in the ground where it finally burst. This projectile cracked into three wedges but did… (236-94). Learn More »

RELIC MODEL 1855 BAYONET MADE INTO DIGGING TOOL

RELIC MODEL 1855 BAYONET MADE INTO DIGGING TOOL

This relic consists of the socket and approx. 5.50 inches of the blade from a Model 1855 bayonet. The knuckle of the blade has been straightened and the blade flattened making it a very handy tool for… (918-13). Learn More »

US ARTILLERY TRAIL SPIKE BELIEVED TO BE FROM THE JAMES RIVER/BERMUDA HUNDRED AREA

US ARTILLERY TRAIL SPIKE BELIEVED TO BE FROM THE JAMES RIVER/BERMUDA HUNDRED AREA

Wood trail spike with iron collar on the base meas. approx. 72.00 inches long. The wood has swelled and cracked a bit but is otherwise good. The iron has been treated by electrolysis and has been… (R21843). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH WITH LEAD FINIAL

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH WITH LEAD FINIAL

Brown leather Confederate artillery fuse pouch is in good condition. This is the leather pouch that went on the side of the Confederate artilleryman. It held his paper time fuses for firing the… (381-20). Learn More »

LID FOR CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY WATER BUCKET

LID FOR CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY WATER BUCKET

Wooden lid meas. approx. 6.00 inches across. Top has a reversed “U” handle with an “O” ring and 5.00 inches of iron chain attached. Running across the top of the lid is an iron bar used to… (M25474). Learn More »

VERY RARE 3.2 INCH ARTILLERY TOMPION

VERY RARE 3.2 INCH ARTILLERY TOMPION

Made of tin with a rubberized fabric cover, this cannon muzzle cover is for sealing the bore of the gun to prevent moisture and other debris from entering the tube. Fabric is held to body by brass… (M25476). Learn More »

$450.00
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SPONGE FOR 200-PDR PARROTT GUN

SPONGE FOR 200-PDR PARROTT GUN

Here is a rarely seen sponge for a 200-pounder Parrott cannon. It is constructed of wool shag woven into a cover that fit onto the gun rammer head. Stenciled in black “200” along bottom edge.… (236-95). Learn More »

US/CS 3.67” 6 LB. CANISTER ROUND

US/CS 3.67” 6 LB. CANISTER ROUND

This non-excavated specimen is the standard-style canister that both the Federal and Confederate forces used in the 6-pounder (3.67-inch) smoothbore cannon.  This is a very nice solid and clean… (M25237). Learn More »

US/CS 4.52 12 POUND BORMANN SPHERICAL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

US/CS 4.52 12 POUND BORMANN SPHERICAL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

Light rust covers entire surface. Body is smooth and in good condition. Deactivation drill hole at bottom. Bormann fuse is missing but brass underplug is present. Item came from GAR Post #9 in… (513-24). Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $675.00

US 3.67 INCH 20 POUND BOTTLENOSE PARROTT BOLT RECOVERED FROM PORT HUDSON

US 3.67 INCH 20 POUND BOTTLENOSE PARROTT BOLT RECOVERED FROM PORT HUDSON

Unfired “bottlenose” Parrott bolt in good condition. Projectile has been cleaned and coated; shows light surface pitting. Brass sabot is intact. Recovered from Port Hudson, Louisiana.  [jt] Extra… (R21798). Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $595.00

CS 6-PDR CASE-SHOT STRAPPED TO ORIGINAL SABOT

CS 6-PDR CASE-SHOT STRAPPED TO ORIGINAL SABOT

A rare Confederate 3.67-inch shell for 6-pounder gun. Nice round ball with crude mould seam and Bormann fuse. Fuse was drilled out in three places, but appears to be a Confederate. Original tin straps… (R21806). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $3,500.00
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MINT CONDITION US 4.62” HOTCHKISS SHELL

MINT CONDITION US 4.62” HOTCHKISS SHELL

This mint non-excavated Hotchkiss shell only needs the Hotchkiss fuse, which would easily screw into the shell. Three flame grooves run the entire length of the shell. The lead sabot is in perfect… (R22351). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,850.00
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US 3.67 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL

US 3.67 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL

Recovered Hotchkiss shell has been cleaned and coated in shellac. Shell is complete with fuse adapter, sabot, and base cup, with case-shot balls inside. Deactivated through the bottom. Lead sabot… (R21792). Learn More »

$650.00
Originally $795.00
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US/CS 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT

US/CS 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT

Rare Schenkl case shot in excellent condition features a percussion fuse adapter which has been altered by carving to take a paper time fuse. It was most likely captured by Confederates, who would… (R21815). Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $895.00

US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM THE JAMES RIVER

US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM THE JAMES RIVER

Excellent, excavated condition case-shot has been cleaned and shows minimal surface pitting. Near-minty combination fuse adapter is intact, as are the case-shot within the shell; shell was deactivated… (R21816). Learn More »

$695.00
Originally $895.00
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US 3.67 INCH 20 POUND PARROT BOLT

US 3.67 INCH 20 POUND PARROT BOLT

Unfired “bottle-nose” Parrott bolt shows moderate surface pitting and has been coated in shellac. Brass sabot is intact. Recovered from the site of Degrise’s battery outside Marietta, Georgia,… (R21820). Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $395.00

3-INCH ARMSTRONG ARTILLERY SHELL

3-INCH ARMSTRONG ARTILLERY SHELL

English-made, Confederate-imported 3-inch Armstrong shell. This rare studded Armstrong shell is an unfired example of the longer three-studded variety, featuring triple rows of three brass studs.… (R21786). Learn More »

$1,950.00
Originally $2,950.00
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REMARKABLE SWORD IDENTIFIED TO GEORGE WILLIAM GORDON (1801-1877), US CONSUL TO BRAZIL (1840-46) AND SLAVE TRADE OPPONENT

A remarkable sword manufactured by W.H. Horstmann & Co., New York after the Model 1834 US Revenue Cutter/Marine sword. Neatly engraved on the reverse folding guard, “Geo. Wm. Gordon / United States Consul”. Born on February 8, 1801 in Exeter,… (870-60). Learn More »

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